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The Staircase at the Heart's Delight


Published November 19, 2012


LibriVox recording of The Staircase at the Heart's Delight, by Anna Katharine Green.
Read by Carolin.

Detective Ebenezer Gryce tells the story of the case with which he begun his career in 1840. Several wealthy men were drowned and washed ashore in New York City, and the first clue leads to a dubious money lender... (Summary by Carolin)

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Reviews

Reviewer: glttrgrl8 - - August 4, 2014
Subject: Eerie AKG short story
This creepy short story features Detective Gryce in his younger years trying to solve the murders of many drowned wealthy older men. To do so, he has to go undercover into the seedy underbelly of the city.

I enjoyed this story, and Carolin's reading was very good, as usual. There were a few words that were slightly mispronounced, but nothing that took away from the enjoyment of the story.
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